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Spring 2019 Urban Studies UN3485 section 001

Call Number 01269
Day & Time
MW 10:10am-11:25am
Points 3
Approvals Required None
Instructor Christian Seiner
Course Description What are the processes driving social change in contemporary cities? How are urban spaces structured in power? This course introduces some of the main concepts, theories, and ideas of contemporary scholarship in urban political economy, with a focus on the history and institutions of New York City. We will approach urban politics and economy from a geographic and historical perspective in order to arrive at some consensus conclusions about how urban spaces and places are made. While New York City will be a primary focus, we will read case studies and history on other cities as well. Throughout the course we will emphasize the structural implications of class, race, and gender.
Web Site Vergil
Department Urban Studies @Barnard
Enrollment 30 students (40 max) as of 12:06AM Saturday, February 16, 2019
Subject Urban Studies
Number UN3485
Section 001
Division Barnard College
Open To Barnard, Columbia College, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate, General Studies, School of Professional Studies, Global Programs
Campus Barnard College
Section key 20191URBS3485W001

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